Tuscany is a fairy tale-like land that feels like opening a portal to another dimension and an entirely different, absolutely ravishing and heart-stopping universe. Filled with green pastures, lush valleys, vineyards, cypress trees, rivers, lakes, medieval villages, and all sorts of plants, one can only imagine how breath-taking the sensation must be when waking up to all this unbeatable and irresistible allure. Besides the gorgeous natural surroundings, though, the available luxury villas in Tuscany for rent are amazing 11th-century castle-villas (see Castello di Galbino), fabulous cottages, or combo units that can accommodate the needs of couples, families with small children or teens, and large groups of friends alike.
At the same time, the holiday villas in Tuscany are impressively elegant, exclusive, stylish, and even pet-friendly (see Villa Amanda). Offering luxury, convenience, comfort, and privacy, they also enchant with their family-friendly features – such as the massive, well-manicured gardens and outdoor spaces (see Casa del Fiume), huge backyards that enable closeness to nature, and specifically designed areas for the little ones to watch a movie, play, and entertain themselves within the premises of the selected property.
On a final note, Kinglike’s luxury villas in Tuscany are tucked in prestigious locations across the province, from the more popular and crowded Florence and Siena to more peaceful and tranquil Arezzo region. Plus, their price tag is a fraction of what one would find elsewhere in the world, such as cosmopolitan Mykonos or Ibiza.
Which are the best villas in Tuscany in 2023?
There is actually no straightforward reply to this question as there are no best villas in Tuscany. Each villa is as dreamy and ideal as the eyes laid upon it! Everything depends on what each guest seeks and their prerequisites when it comes to their Tuscany escape. What we can do, though, is list our most popular villas on our website.
- Villa Amanda
Sitting in the idyllic Capalbio area within the adorable and multi-faceted Maremma region, this pet-friendly, 6-bedroom (7 baths) property can accommodate up to 12 guests and features a private heated pool, ceiling fans, A/C, mosquito screens, private parking, and many other amenities. Expect a dashing landscape, expansive countryside views, beautiful interior and exterior spaces, and lots of shaded areas to enjoy your breakfast, dinner or cocktail. Also, special prices if booked during the mid and low season for more than 14 nights. The standard price per night ranges from around 2,000 euros and up to nearly 5,500 euros, depending on the season.
- Podere Rombolino
The picturesque Sarteano area in the spectacular Val d’Orcia region with the heart-stopping scenery featuring rolling hills, cypress forests, and vineyards, is home to this stunning 9-bedroom villa. Able to sleep up to 18 guests, this imposing mansion that spreads over 650 square metres of verdant land also pleases guests with its complimentary services. These include daily housekeeping, weekly change of linen and towels, guest support, and check in/out assistance. Offered as a special price to those booking it for longer periods (over 14 stays) during the low and mid season, it also enchants with its extra facilities, including a playroom with football table, private gym, and an infinity pool. Price-wise, the property costs from around 1,300 euros per night and up to nearly 3,300 euros, depending on the time of the year you make your booking.
- Parco del Principe
Looking as if it is one with the surrounding environment, this gracious 8-bedroom mansion (sleeps up to 14 guests) with the sauna, steam room, fully equipped kitchen, pool bar, pergolas, fireplace, massage bed, and many more amenities is a dream fulfillment. Built on a massive 1,200 square-metre plot, it also astounds with its well-manicured garden, incredible tree-lined entrance, and rustic architecture that takes you to another era. You will find the villa offered at a special discount if you book it for more than two weeks, or rent only 4-6 of its bedrooms, or stay during the low/mid season for at least a week. The cost per night starts from 2,500 euros and includes complimentary services, such as breakfast plus one meal per day, daily housekeeping, and change of linen and towels every three and two days, respectively.
- Casa del Fiume
Wake up to breath-taking scenery, verdant valleys, a crispy blue sky, and green pastures with this magnificent 4-bedroom villa in lush Castiglion del Bosco (Val d’Orcia). A charming unit with beamed wooden ceilings, a tasteful marriage between modern and traditional design, and a plethora of amenities, including a heated swimming pool, tennis court, outdoor wooden oven, many dining and lounge areas, portable BBQ, lavish en-suite baths, and a separate guest house for enhanced privacy for all 8 guests. The villa is also offered with housekeeping (twice a day), villa pre-stocking services, breakfast and one more meal every day, and guest support at no extra cost.
Where to rent a villa in Tuscany?
Tuscany is an incredibly fulfilling part of the world that grants every single wish no matter what one seeks to get out of a quick getaway or vacation. Whether you are a nature aficionado, love adventure, desire a tranquil and relaxed time away from the crowds and bustling cities, adore exploring famous sights and museums, fancy tasting world-acclaimed wine and food, or another, you are covered.
As for the best place to rent a villa in Tuscany, you will find some of our most beautiful ones spread across 9 distinct areas:
Occupying the region on the south-west of Tuscany, Arezzo is a charming region of Etruscan origin with magnificent artefacts, beautiful medieval and Romanesque architecture. Sending out a more laid-back vibe, Arezzo invites visitors to buildings with impressive frescoes and romantic squares, such as Piazza Grande, which you can stroll along and admire the scenic landscape. Churches featuring intricate facades, columns and arches, delicious local cuisine, and imposing museums that speak of the region’s rich past and history also await. The same applies to some of the most elegant private villas in Tuscany whose rate-per-night can cost from as little as 285 euros (see Palazzo Rosadi) and up to 10,000 euros (e.g. Villa Il Borro), to satisfy all requirements and needs.
If not the most exotic coastal region in Italy, Maremma is definitely one of the most dashing ones in southern Tuscany. Adorned with fine-sand shores, crystalline waters, and picturesque beach front villas, Maremma is a much-visited Tuscany area in the summer months. Exciting visitors with a plethora of charms, besides its endless miles of mind-blowing and unspoiled beaches, it enables you to enjoy mouth-watering seafood, wander mediaeval hilltop villages, and take in good grasps of its artistic ambiance. As for the properties within this region, expect stunning seascapes and a magnificent landscape accompanying your every step. Plus, lots of luxury accommodation options and a wide range of facilities and amenities, such as spa areas and wine cellars (i.e., Argentaia).
- Val D’ Orcia
The absolute and undeniable star in this region is the scenery. Pure bliss is around the corner for those into nature when laying eyes on rolling hills, cypress-tree-lined roads, fabulous vineyards that make the infamous Brunello wine, medieval castles, ancient traditions, events, abbeys, museums, and mushroom and truffle-filled pastures. Able to accommodate the needs of as little as 6-8 guests and up to 44 visitors, the prominent villas in Val d’Orcia gratify all wishes. Expect a dynamic set of facilities like a wine tasting room, chess tables, libraries, fully-equipped bars, living rooms with a piano, a professional kitchen, basketball courts, private pools, and a long list of more. Exclusive properties like Borgo Finocchieto, Villa Le Buche, and Villa Benefizio all epitomise the style, natural appeal and chicness that is interwoven with this majestic Tuscany region.
Built around Serchio River, at the foot of the Apuan Alps, Lucca feels like a welcoming escape from the hilltop villages and hiking adventures! Lucca is one of the most loved cities in Tuscany, primarily for its 12th-century towers, green grass-surrounded walls, pedestrian promenades, bike rides, and the many attractions. Feel free to visit the iconic Guinigi Tower, Clock Tower, and the Basilica of San Frediano, all sitting around the wonderful Piazza of San Michele. No wonder that most quaint villas in the Italian countryside to rent dot Lucca’s scenery, such as Villa Lenka, which sits next to a private pond and fascinates with its aristocratic feel. Or Villa Marie, and its private lake, themed gardens, spa treatment room, hammam, and private pool.
Southern Tuscany is home to pristine Cortone, a city in the Arezzo province with narrow, picture-perfect medieval streets and a vibrant landscape featuring olive groves and green valleys. Enclosed by Etruscan-era walls, Cortona sits atop a hill, providing unsurpassed views of the surrounding valley and even idyllic Lake Trasimeno. Besides the Etruscan Academy Museum of the City of Cortona, Diocesan Museum, Archaeological Park, Girifalco Fortress, and the Santa Margherita Sanctuary, visitors can also taste delicious gastronomy, great red wines, and visit the first monastery constructed by Saint Francis of Assisi. Lavishness, luxury, exquisiteness, and privacy also characterise the villas in Cortona, which come at the most affordable per-night-rates to offer everybody the opportunity to experience the unique Tuscany hypnotism.
Referred to as noble land, Umbria borders with Tuscany to the north and west. It is definitely a charming place to be, especially if you love lands dominated by fascinating Roman ruins, gorgeous lakes, medieval hill towns, lip-smacking local cuisine, and a slow, peaceful life or a spiritual escape. Walking through walled towns and 13th-century town halls and monuments, exploring the Sibillini National Park on horse back, joining a truffle festival, hiking the Apennine Mountains, and canoeing are just of the countless activities you can try here. Luxury villas in Umbria like Casa Bassa and Villa Bell’ Aria will give you a refined taste of Tuscany and adventures painted with the blue of the cloudless sky and the green of the valleys that surround it.
Home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the magnificent Piazza dei Miracoli, Pisa is an extraordinary place to live in Tuscany. Visited by millions of visitors annually, it bewilders with its Gothic and Romanesque architecture as it’s highlighted through the beautiful piazzas, palaces, iconic Baptistery, and the imposing Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta. Full of historic monuments, museums, towers, 11-metre-high walls, and natural sights, such as the Massaciuccoli Natural Park sitting nearby, it is a superb destination pleasing all tastes. Besides the finger-licking cuisine, wonderful attractions, and the many historic events, Pisa is also home to the chicest of villas in Tuscany whose price tag is particularly cost-effective, starting from 325 euros per night (see Villa Siroque) and up to 929 euros per night (see Villa Fagnana), depending on the desired amenities, facilities, and time of booking.
Steeped in history and brimming with mega works of art, Florence is the bright capital of the Tuscany province. Also the land that gave birth to the Renaissance, Florence is ready to make you feel out of breath with its extraordinary Bardini Gardens, Vespa tours, Arno River sightseeing options, sunset and city views from Piazzale Michelangelo, and San Gimignano wine tasting experiences, to name a few. And, let’s not forget David, Michelangelo’s sculpture at the Galleria dell’Accademia di Firenze! In Florence, you will find some of the best villas with a private pool in Tuscany. Ideal for large groups (villas like Dimora Ghirlandaio can accommodate up to 40 guests) and quite cost-effective (see, for example, Villa Palagio that can sleep up to 16 guests and costs 1,129 euros per night during high season), luxury villas in Florence meet the requirements of even the most discerning visitor.
Most notably known for its legendary horse race (aka the Palio), Siena is one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Tuscany. Standing atop a total of three hills, it offers breath-taking views of an already jaw-dropping landscape. Feel free to admire its Civic Museum, which hosts some of the best Sienese paintings, as well as the Torre del Mangia, Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, and the Duomo of Siena. Or complement the experience with a wine-tasting venture paired with sampling on wild boar dishes, or having your heart melt by the amazing interiors of the Biblioteca Piccolomini. Perhaps even snap a photo at the idyllic Fonte Gaia or simply enjoy a refreshing drink at the comfort of your luxury villa. Speaking of which, Siena pampers with exclusive properties that can accommodate from 4 (Villa Scuola I) and up to 28 guests (Villa Ferraia), spoiling them with a wide range of amenities, including daily breakfast and housekeeping.
A mountainous region in the Florence province, Chianti offers some of the most diverse experiences while visiting Tuscany. Famous for its wine-producing lands, it caresses the palate with internationally acclaimed wines and local dishes, such as pecorino cheese, roasted pork, and bistecca steak. Besides that, though, it is also fascinates with its ancient hamlets, castles, lush landscape, idyllic countryside views, open-air markets, and relaxed atmosphere. Exuding an utterly family-oriented vibe, Chianti is the perfect place to stay with children. As expected, some of the most family-friendly villas in Tuscany are located here, such as bougainvillea-adorned Tenuta Ceccatelli, umber-luxury Villa Vitigliano, and spectacular Villa Delle Donne. From private heated swimming pools and massive, perfectly clipped gardens for the little ones to play and have fun to a fully equipped kitchen and gym, you have everything you could ask for readily available for you.